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What's your favorite ground cover and why? 21 Replies

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Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:25pm

Primula kisoana, woodland shade primrose, blooms in spring but foliage looks attractive all season. Grows by underground runners in rich woodland soil , also comes in white form, Alba, though its not as easy for some reason.

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:21pm

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:19pm

Woodland ground cover for shade,Woodruff 

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:17pm

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:16pm

Moist soil, rich soil for Forget me Nots and violets. Forget me nots are unattractive when they go to seed, but you can mow them down @ that stage and they just keep coming back. You need to love the wild  cottage garden look to want these, but when they bloom it looks beautiful. Also you can plant other perennials that grow taller as the forget me nots fade away making them less noticeable. 

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:07pm

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:06pm

Several varieties of low growing spreading sedums with rocks and blue fescue grass.

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:04pm

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:03pm

Burgundy Glow ajuga, 

Comment by Lori S Ullman Trent on March 2, 2012 at 2:02pm

 

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